Mid-Week Lenten Sermon for April 1, 2020

Sermon Text: Psalm 137:1-6 “By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion.  On the willows there we hung up our lyres.  For there our captors required of us songs, and our tormentors, mirth,…

Sermon for the Fifth Sunday in Lent 2020

Note: If you would like to watch this sermon instead of reading it please use the following link: https://youtu.be/xcws0_btvN8 Sermon text: John 11:1-44 11 Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister…

Lutheran Content Online!

Dear members of Grace, The following are a set of links to several Lutheran websites that offer Lutheran audio/video content or books: The first is a Lutheran radio station out of the United States.  It is a Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod…

Pastoral Letter from Pastor Korsch

Dear members of Grace, Grace and mercy to you all from God our Father and our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ! The purpose of this letter is to describe to you how the Emergency Declaration by the Region of Waterloo…

Home Worship Resources

Dear Members of Grace, With many Lutheran Church-Canada congregations closed as we are, the synod has put out information that will help your family have devotions at home.  You will find the information and other related news in the link…

Waterloo Region Declares Closure of all Churches

Dear Members of Grace, The Region of Waterloo has used its emergency powers to declare the closure of all churches in the Region as of today, March 25, 2020.  This is an open-ended declaration so we do not know when…

A Sermon on the Coronavirus: Christ is our Hope and our Life!

Dear members of Grace: May the Lord bless you with His peace and grace during these challenging days of the coronavirus pandemic.  The following is my sermon for you which I preached on Sunday, March 15, 2020.  If any of…

Understanding the times

We live in confusing times, times that are very different from the days not that long ago of the late nineties and early 2000s. Back then everyone was positive, people were in a good mood, and little mistakes were overlooked…

Pentecost: The Season of the Church

The Day of Pentecost marks the Sunday seven weeks (49 days) after Easter when the Holy Spirit was poured out on the church (Acts 2).  On this day God gave the early Christians the gift of the Holy Spirit to…

Pastor's Epiphany message

Pastor’s Epiphany message

Dear Reader, Epiphany is the season of the church after Christmas.  Epiphany comes from a Greek word which means to “shine” or to “reveal.”  In these days after Christmas when the chocolate and candy bowl at home never seems to…

Pastor’s Christmas Message

Dear Reader, The time leading up to and after Christmas can be a time of mixed emotions for many. Darkness comes earlier in the evening and the temperature drops.  Memories of loved one lost this time of year stay with…